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As a chief information officer, you plan IT operations to the smallest data byte. You analyze the needs of the company. Create goals for the IT department. Decide whether to implement new systems. Choose technological platforms for all teams.
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Boundary-pushing CIO with 8+ years of experience, skilled in leadership and drafting profitable IT strategy. Seeking to drive ROI for Todo Hotels & Resorts. At CLZI Properties, implemented consolidation of three corporate headquarters, driving yearly savings of $1.4M. Slashed security risks 70% by creating and guiding new least-privilege access policies. Saved $1.5 million in annual breach remediation costs.
June 2012–May 2019
Consolidated three corporate headquarters into a central facility. Saved $1.4M in redundant expenses.
Cut security risk by 70% by implementing company-wide Principle of Least Privilege policy. Saved $1.5M in yearly remediation.
Developed IT strategy for a business with $15M in annual revenue that grew revenue by $1.3M per year.
Led an Agile team of 12 IT managers and 42 IT specialists.
Jan 2010–May 2012
Developed proprietary ERP system that worked with internal legacy software. Saved 800 employee-hours per week by automating small but frequently-performed tasks.
Created IT budgets for company that freed up $750,000 per year for R&D, resulting in the creation of 3 new programs with 30%+ profit margins.
2005–2009 Texas Tech University
Masters in Business Administration
Maintained 4.0 average in all IT classes.
Worked on a project to rebuild the school IT department’s computer system.
Hard skills: Creating IT strategy, Agile, ERP development, Budgeting
Volunteered to install new IT system for the Saint Christopher Catholic School.
Volunteer 2x per month to build homes for Habitat for Humanity.
Member, weekly cycling club
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